Workshops

GATHER & MILL is proud to host some of the most talented creative instructors in their respective field.

With workshops aimed for people of all ages and levels of experience, you're guaranteed to walk away from our classes feeling inspired and well-informed.  Please click on the descriptions below to book your workshop space today!

We look forward to seeing you soon.

SPRING WORKSHOPS

Wet Felting Workshop - Felted Wool Scarf    POSTPONED until FALL - Details to come   Hosted by Terry Shearn  Participants will learn the magical technique of wet felting wool roving to create a unique and beautiful wool felted scarf. We will learn how to lay out the wool, add embellishments and extend your design from the edge. We will also cover how to add “holes”, crisscross, leaf off edges and braided design element to create a unique design all your own. This is an excellent workshop to get the full feel of the wet felting technique.

Wet Felting Workshop - Felted Wool Scarf

POSTPONED until FALL - Details to come

Hosted by Terry Shearn

Participants will learn the magical technique of wet felting wool roving to create a unique and beautiful wool felted scarf. We will learn how to lay out the wool, add embellishments and extend your design from the edge. We will also cover how to add “holes”, crisscross, leaf off edges and braided design element to create a unique design all your own. This is an excellent workshop to get the full feel of the wet felting technique.

Hand-stitched "Boro" Coaster Set Workshop    Sunday 5/5 1-4pm $45   Hosted by Kathy Sward  In Japanese, Boro refers to rags; traditionally, items like quilts, clothes, futon covers etc. weren’t thrown away when they were worn out or torn - they were patched over and over again until sometimes the item was nothing but a rag, but actually a beautiful item was the result.  All materials provided to make 2 coasters; including pre-cut fabric is for the front and the back of the coasters as well as little patches and sashiko threads to stitch on top to imitate a beautiful piece of boro.

Hand-stitched "Boro" Coaster Set Workshop

Sunday 5/5 1-4pm $45

Hosted by Kathy Sward

In Japanese, Boro refers to rags; traditionally, items like quilts, clothes, futon covers etc. weren’t thrown away when they were worn out or torn - they were patched over and over again until sometimes the item was nothing but a rag, but actually a beautiful item was the result.
All materials provided to make 2 coasters; including pre-cut fabric is for the front and the back of the coasters as well as little patches and sashiko threads to stitch on top to imitate a beautiful piece of boro.

Easter Floral Centerpiece Workshop    Sunday 4/14 11am-1pm $45   20 tickets available. Includes supplies, materials, lesson, and goodies!  Spend the morning with Ash + Oak learning to DIY your very own Easter Brunch Centerpiece.  Ashley is bringing supplies from the San Francisco flower Market to Gather and Mill to teach the basic to floral arranging to WOW your guest! She will supply you with all the things you need (scissors, shears, etc) including a vase and flowers. She will be teaching a few tips so you don't have to drive all the way to SF for flowers! Bring your mom, bestie or yourself and meet amazing creatives just like you!

Easter Floral Centerpiece Workshop

Sunday 4/14 11am-1pm $45

20 tickets available. Includes supplies, materials, lesson, and goodies!

Spend the morning with Ash + Oak learning to DIY your very own Easter Brunch Centerpiece.

Ashley is bringing supplies from the San Francisco flower Market to Gather and Mill to teach the basic to floral arranging to WOW your guest! She will supply you with all the things you need (scissors, shears, etc) including a vase and flowers. She will be teaching a few tips so you don't have to drive all the way to SF for flowers! Bring your mom, bestie or yourself and meet amazing creatives just like you!

Intro to Botanical Printing & Dyeing Workshop - Silk Scarf + Table Mat    Saturday 5/18 10-5pm $160   Hosted by Terry Shearn  This workshop is an introduction to the use of plant material for dyeing and printing on fabric. Throughout the workshop we will discuss mordants, fabrics and techniques. We will use several different methods and students will create a botanically printed silk scarf and table mats on wool. There are so many ways to incorporate botanical dyeing into your artwork, we will discuss this as well. Bring your imagination!

Intro to Botanical Printing & Dyeing Workshop - Silk Scarf + Table Mat

Saturday 5/18 10-5pm $160

Hosted by Terry Shearn

This workshop is an introduction to the use of plant material for dyeing and printing on fabric. Throughout the workshop we will discuss mordants, fabrics and techniques. We will use several different methods and students will create a botanically printed silk scarf and table mats on wool. There are so many ways to incorporate botanical dyeing into your artwork, we will discuss this as well. Bring your imagination!

PREVIOUS WORKSHOPS

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Intro to Weaving Workshop

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